Tagged: event

OurCrowd Plans Biggest Investor Event Ever in the Startup Nation

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Global equity crowdfunding platform OurCrowd is planning to hold the worlds largest equity crowdfunding event this coming February in Jerusalem.  The gathering is also being described as the biggest investor event ever in the Startup Nation. OurCrowd will showcase the evolving the face of investing… Read More

PwC & Crowdfunding Centre: Women Entrepreneurs Outperform Men – Given the Opportunity

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PwC and the Crowdfunding Centre are prepping to jointly publish a report in early 2017 entitled “Women Unbound”.  Their initial feedback indicates that women led crowdfunding campaigns are significantly more successful than those led by men across most industries – and across the world. The… Read More

SEC Announces Agenda for Small Business Capital Formation Forum Scheduled for this Week

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The SEC has had a busy week. First, the Commission held its first Fintech Forum, as suggested by Commissioner Piwowar, indicating its growing interest in financial technology disruption. This morning, SEC Chair Mary Jo White testified before the House Financial Services Committee regarding the SEC… Read More

Fintech Festival Kicks Off in Singapore with Backing from MAS and ABS

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The very first Singapore Fintech Festival kicked off today with important support from the Singapore government. Both the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) and the Association of Banks in Singapore (ABS) partnered on launching the inaugural event.  The week long Fintech gathering expects to have… Read More

Vehicles & Cars will be Interesting Point of Discussion at Forthcoming Crowdfunding Conference

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Investment crowdfunding offers for  young automotive companies like Elio Motors and Dubuc have generated significant investor interest.  Recognizing this phenomena, the Crowd Invest Summit has added three additional companies to its roster of participants at their forthcoming event being held on the Los Angeles Convention… Read More

Crowdonomic MINT: New Routes to Funding Topic of London Conference

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New routes to funding – and making them more widely available, are the focus of an international conference to be held at London Southbank University later this month. According to organizers, a book will be published in the new year based on end-to-end data from… Read More

Singaporean Government & Banks to Award S$1.15 million to FinTech Companies

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The Government of Singapore is inviting startups, tech companies, investors, and banks to its inaugural Singapore FinTech Festival between November 14-18. Events will include a Hackcelerator Demo Day, the FinTech Awards, and a speakers expo. Finalists competing in the FinTech Awards had been busy implementing… Read More

Equity Crowdfunding Evangelist Victoria Silchenko: We Have Witnessed Unprecedented Growth in Alternative Finance

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Victoria Silchenko has been a staunch propopent of the benefits of crowdfunding and alternative finance since day one. The founder of Metropole Capital Group and the Global Alternative Funding Forum, an annual event that brings together many prominent names in the Fintech sector, Silchenko has charted… Read More

NCFA Canada Announces Dragon’s Den Golden Ticket Winners

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The National Crowdfunding Association of Canada (NCFA Canada) recently held its annual event in Vancouver. VanFUNDING 2016 incorporated a “pitching showcase” and the winning companies were: ChatterHigh, Glance, My Green Space and Starling Minds. VanFUNDING was created to be all about boosting online and alternative… Read More

OTC Markets Hosts Reg A+ Bootcamp with CrowdfundBeat

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OTC Markets has scheduled a one-day “Bootcamp” on leveraging updated rules enacted under Title IV of the JOBS Act. OTC Markets and Crowdfund Beat Media will be co-hosting a gathering at OTC headquarters in New York City to provide smaller companies the information they need… Read More

Ruth Hedges: Crowdfunding Will Be Ubiquitous

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Ruth Hedges is from the early days of crowdfunding in the United States. Part of an original group of committed individuals who advocated on behalf of updating antiquated securities regulations, Hedges is a founding member of the Crowdfund Intermediary Regulatory Advocates (CFIRA); the group originally… Read More

NCFA to Host Over 50 Fintech & Crowdfunding Leaders in Vancouver

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The National Crowdfunding Association of Canada (NCFA) will be hosting its 2nd annual Fintech and crowdfunding conference next week and this year the show is in Vancouver and has been labeled VanFUNDING 2016. The NCFA has included multiple enterprise conference partners this year including PayPal… Read More

Inaugural Crowd Invest Summit Expands Sponsors & Speakers

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The inaugural Crowd Invest Summit continues to expand its roster of participants for the December event in Los Angeles.  The conference organizers previously announced Robert Herjavec, founder of Herjavec Group and star of ABC’s Emmy Award-winning hit Shark Tank, will speak in a Fireside Keynote… Read More

Finovate Celebrates 10th Anniversary Show in NYC

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FinovateFall celebrated its 10th anniversary this last week with a two-day show on September 8-9, 2016 in New York City. The show featured demos from 72 companies presenting a diverse range of Fintech startups. In total, Finovate’s 30 events over 10 years have seen more… Read More

Online Lending at AltFi: A New Phase for a Growing Industry

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  When I realized the 2016 AltFi Conference was at the posh Pierre Hotel on the corner of Central Park, it immediately gave me pause. I remembered 2007 and 2008 when certain mortgage-backed security investment conferences were held at such addresses. Also, is the storied… Read More

ECN Set to Tackle Tough Topics at Annual Crowdfunding Convention

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The 5th annual European Crowdfunding Network (ECN) convention is scheduled to take place in Paris this fall and ECN has set high expectations regarding the diverse range of topics to be covered. Oliver Gajda, ECN Executive Director, labeled the gathering a must attend event as… Read More